3 hrs ago
Red Cross needs more blood donors
WITH the looming scarcity of blood supply in the city, the Philippine Red Cross here has called on eligible donors in the region to contribute to prevent the impending blood shortage needed for transfusions.
7 hrs ago
NorMin remains as Mindanao economic leader
REGION 10 has remained to be the economic leader in Mindanao, according to the National Economic Development Authority and the Regional Development Council here in a forum held Thursday.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Surge in dengue cases alarming
The Regional Epidemiology, Surveillance and Disaster Response Unit of the Department of Health in the region reported that dengue incidents surged at 35 percent higher as of July 26, 2014 compared to the same period last year.
P89 wage hike in Northern Mindanao pushed
THE Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Northern Mindanao has completed the first round of deliberations on the actual rate of minimum wage increase for workers in the region.
DOJ still evaluating 3rd batch of PDAF cases
JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima could still not say when they will file the third batch of complaints in relation to the pork barrel scam.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Councilors divided on replacing city cop...
AS THE spate of robberies and summary killings have taken their toll on the peace and order situation in Cagayan de Oro, two city councilors wanted the city's police director Senior Superintendent Graciano Mijares replaced from his post.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
PPI-Holcim hold media series on sustainable construction
WITH media reports mostly focusing on crime, war and politics, the Philippine Press Institute in partnership with Holcim Philippines kicked off the last leg of their media series seminar to present to reporters in Mindanao a different angling.
NorMin groups: Sona filled with empty talk
PRESIDENT Benigno Simeon Aquino III made his 5th State of the Nation Address Monday afternoon, and civil society groups in the region called it "rhetorical" and "typical."
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Customs bureau ready to face House probe
TO PROVE that anomalous and illegal transactions are not taking place in the Northern Mindanao's ports, specifically gun smuggling, an official of the Bureau of Customs said the bureau is willing to face Congressional inquiry anytime.
Should Cocpo chief Mijares resign?
FEW days since the month of July started, the chief of the Cagayan de Oro Police Office is poised to reduce the criminalities in the city after he was challenged by the chairperson of the city council's committee on police, fire and public safety, councilor Ramon Tabor.
Journos call for inclusion of FOI in Sona
MEMBERS of the local and national media in the country are hoping that President Benigno Simeon Aquino III will include the Freedom of Information bill in his fifth State of the Nation Address speech today, Monday.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Erna's Ikebana hobby
IT'S been a while since I noticed the beautiful flower arrangement posted by Erna Gamones-Maagad on her Facebook page.
Lagbas family still grieves, hopes justice to reign soon
IT HAS been a year since her husband died from the blast that killed eight, scarred more than 40 and traumatized the Kagay-anons.
Be a maniac to sweeter and healthier desserts
Well, there's no need to worry because Cagayan de Oro has something to counter the heat that never left.
Religious leaders led by Archbishop Antonio Ledesma offer prayers to the eight persons who died in the July 26, 2013 bombing at Kyla's Bistro along the Ketkai Rosario Arcade in Cagayan de Oro City .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Northern Mindanao 110% corn sufficient: DA
NORTHERN Mindanao earned 110 percent sufficiency level in corn, said the Department of Agriculture during the latest media forum held in Cagayan de Oro City.
Mayor slay suspects not the killers: NPA
THE New People's Army has accused authorities of wrongfully charging three men as responsible in the slaying of Impasug-ong town Mayor Mario Okinlay.
Procurement Service Hub in Mindanao launched
THE Philippine Postal Corporation and the Department of Budget and Management launched on Friday the first ever DBM Procurement Service Hub in the PHLPOST regional office in Barangay Macabalan, this city.
Editorial: Helpless Cagayan de Oro police
There are the countless unsolved robberies. And not a single case of the worsening summary execution has been solved.
Army denies 9 soldiers killed in clash with...
THE military has denied the claim of the New People's Army that nine soldiers died and two were wounded in an armed clash at Sitio Trucat, Barangay Cawayan in Quezon town, Bukidnon Thursday afternoon, July 24. Captain Ernest Carolina, the army's 10th Infantry Division spokesperson, confirmed to Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro Friday afternoon that only ... (more)